Ruido Fest stands out as more intentional and visionary than most of Chicago’s destination festivals. When it launched in 2015, it was billed as the country’s only three-day outdoor music […]
California singer-songwriter Cuco (aka Omar Banos) makes distinctively woozy bedroom pop that mixes vocals in Spanish and English with laid-back beats, fuzzy guitar reverb, synth wash, 808s, and the occasional […]
For those who frequent the spaces where Chicago’s hip-hop, indie-pop, and dance scenes converge, the title of Victor Internet’s latest release, last month’s EP Victor’s Debut, will seem like a […]
It was only a few years ago that 21-year-old Los Angeles singer-songwriter/producer Omar Banos, aka Cuco, began messing around with music software after school. He quickly hit on an original […]
Under the name Cuco, LA-area bedroom-pop artist Omar Banos makes pop music of the future. Since the age of 16, he’s been crafting unassuming, easygoing songs that juggle the sounds […]
Seventeen-year-old Victor Cervantes has only been posting his songs online for a few months, but he’s already built a large and loyal audience.